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Phoenix police: Man killed in shoutout with officers

March 10, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Police Department says two officers fatally shot a 27-year-old man who had fired at the officers.

Police say no officers were injured in the incident that occurred Friday when officers responded to a call about a couple arguing in a street near West Osborn Road and North 59th Avenue.

Sgt. Alan Pfohl says David Gardea first pointed a gun at one officer exiting his vehicle and that the officer fired back.

Pfohl says the Gardea then ran before pointing his gun at both officers and that they shot at him.

According to Pfohl, the incident ended when Gardea again ran before stopping and firing at the officers, who fired back.

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